Sports




Parish football stars sign with Tulane and Louisiana Tech
February 14, 2007 at 2:18 pm
National Signing Day for high school athletes was held on Feb. 7 at the St. Charles Parish School Board offices in Luling and was attended by family, friends, school administrators, coaches and central office workers.

Greg Lier. 302 houses & counting
February 14, 2007 at 2:17 pm
After 10 years of planning, Ashton Plantation subdivision in Luling is nearly complete and lots are selling faster than the developers can prep them.

Catch me! Catch me!
February 14, 2007 at 2:06 pm
The Pier 90 parking lot is filled to the brim with the empty trailers of anglers determined to get a well-advised bite in. Lake Salvador had been so beneficial for the anglers the day before that word spread like a cold.

Photographers: deadline looms for calendar contest
February 14, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Get your camera out because there is still time to submit photos for possible use in the LSU AgCenter’s 2008 Get It Growing lawn and garden calendar. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 28.

Matherne - Dufrene Wedding Matherne - Dufrene Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 2:02 pm
Monique Matherne of and Meryl “Snake” Dufrene Jr. were married Jan. 26 at St. Hilary of Poitiers Church in Raceland.

Petit - Keller Wedding Petit - Keller Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:59 pm
Heather Theresa Petit and William Joseph Keller were united in marriage on September 8, 2006, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Luling.

McCully - Rodrigue Wedding McCully - Rodrigue Wedding
February 14, 2007 at 1:56 pm
Tricia Lynn McCully and Wayne Joseph Rodrigue Jr. were married on Jan. 5 at the Church of St. Philip in Vacherie.

Make like a chef
February 14, 2007 at 1:54 pm
Learn how to make homemade spaghetti and meatballs or get a lesson in the science of cooking seafood in a St. Charles Parish Community Education class.

Speak with Authority
February 14, 2007 at 1:51 pm
BOUTTE - Experts agree that when you learn a new word, your world becomes a bigger and more interesting place.

Nifty $5 for your jokes and riddles
February 14, 2007 at 1:48 pm
This week's jokes are:

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
February 14, 2007 at 1:47 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am 17 years old and got my first credit card a year ago.

NICE JOB. It was all about brush strokes at the St. Charles Art Guild’s watercolor workshop. Pictured: Mae Clark, Jo Buckley, Marianne Sandoz and Carol Fars.
St. Charles Art Guild holds watercolor workshop
February 14, 2007 at 1:37 pm
The St. Charles Art Guild held a watercolor workshop taught by Martha Guthrie, faculty member at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art.

TIPPY TOES. River Region Ballet students perform a traditional German dance with a little guidance from instructor John Rodi. River Region Ballet celebrates parish birthday
February 14, 2007 at 1:32 pm
As part of St. Charles Parish’s Bicentennial Celebration, the River Region Ballet has partnered with the Komenka Ethnic Dance Troupe to learn traditional German and French dances to honor the establishment of the German Coast.

TASTES GOOD. COA’s Lupe’ Sweeny (left) taste tests student Randy Mayeaux’s entrees at the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux. COA members assist in cooking class
February 14, 2007 at 1:27 pm
The St. Charles Parish Council of Aging took time during their travel club trip to visit the Chef John Folse Culinary Institute in Thibodaux.

HATS OFF, ER ... ON. St. Charles Parish Council on Aging clients (l to r) Mazie Dufrene, Marian Savoie, Joan Folse, Joan Acosta, Lupe’ Sweeny, Ellie Neiman, Dolly Bergeron and Roy Landeche enjoy tea at Demitasse Coffee House. COA visits coffee house
February 14, 2007 at 1:08 pm
The St. Charles Council on Aging's travel club hit the streets and stopped in at Demitasse Coffee House.

Ask Nattie
February 14, 2007 at 12:08 pm
Nattie Swan is St. Charles Parish’s best new advice columnist for kids and their parents. Let her help you. Send questions to editor@heraldguide.com.

Book cover of Lee Stephen's first novel <i>Dawn of Destiny</i> Des Allemands writer's first novel
February 14, 2007 at 12:05 pm
Imagine living in a world of the future where the lives of earthlings and extraterrestrials have collided head-on.

License to drive
February 14, 2007 at 12:00 pm
About six months ago, the transmission in my car went kaput and I was stuck with no transportation while it was in the repair shop.

Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter
Luling man sentenced to 99 years for sexually abusing daughter
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A Luling man was sentenced to 99-and-a-half years in jail after he was convicted of sexual battery on a juvenile and attempted aggravated incest against his daughter, who was 8 years old at the time the crimes occurred.